Upcoming Events – Northeast Extension Fruit Consortium Winter Sessions

Just a reminder, the Northeast Extension Fruit Consortium Winter Sessions are in full swing.

Details are below:

  1. January 24 – "New Options for Chemical Thinning" – Dr. John Cline, University of Guelph
  2. January 31 – "Strawberry Breeding and Cultivar Update" – Dr. Beatrice Amyotte, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  3. February 7 – "Use, Efficacy and Cost of Reflective Ground Cover in the Orchard" – Dr. Macarena Farcuh, University of Maryland
  4. March 6 – "Mass Trapping for Japanese Beetle" – Dr. Jaime Pinero, University of Massachusetts
  5. March 13 – "How to Effectively Engage with the Press" – Dr. Jessica McBride, University of Connecticut
  6. March 20 – "BioControl, Forecast Models and Apple Scab – Finding the Sweet Spot" – Dr. Kerik Cox, Ms. Liga Astra

Use this link for registration and more information. Registration for each session is required.

128th Annual UVM Fruit / VTFGA Meeting – February 14th, 2024

The 2024 Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association and UVM Fruit Program Annual Meeting will be Live and In-Person on February, 14, 2024 in Middlebury, VT. Online registration is live at this link: https://go.uvm.edu/24uvmvtfgamtg.

The Meeting Agenda as well as a registration/membership form for those who want to pay by mail/check are available at https://go.uvm.edu/24uvmvtfgaagenda.

Please register at your earliest convenience, meeting registration is $10 less per person of purchased before February 4. This helps us plan for lunch and coffee hour and gives a better sense of planning for the meeting overall.

*** To request a disability-related or any other accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Terence Bradshaw at (802)-922-2591 by 2/7/2024 so we may assist you.***

Registration questions should go to James Bove: jbovevt

Program questions please email me: tbradsha


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